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Grilled Salmon with Tarragon Mayonnaise

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  Boneless salmon fillets 1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen, 1 Fillet)
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 2 , sliced to make 1/4 cup
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Nonstick spray coating 1
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Snipped fresh tarragon/1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , thinly sliced

Thaw fish, if frozen.
For sauce, in a small bowl combine mayonnaise or salad dressing, green onions, lemon juice, and 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon.
Cover and chill.
Tear heavy foil slightly longer than salmon.
Cut several slits in foil.
Spray foil with nonstick coating.
Place salmon, skin side down, on foil.
Stir together softened margarine or butter and 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon.
Spread butter mixture over salmon.
Measure thickness of salmon.
Arrange preheated coals around a drip pan in a covered grill.
Test for medium heat above pan.
Place foil with salmon on grill over drip pan.
Cover and grill for 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness or just till fish begins to flake easily.
Serve with sauce.
If desired, garnish with lemon slices and tarragon springs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1752 Calories from Fat 1163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.9%

Saturated Fat 21.3 g106.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 429.3 mg143.1%

Sodium 656.7 mg27.4%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 135 g269.2%

Vitamin A 46.5% Vitamin C 155.4%

Calcium 22.8% Iron 25.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grilled Salmon With Tarragon Mayonnaise Recipe